You want to choose a style and color that reflects your
personality. The wonderful choice of styles and colors now
available allows us to choose different frames to enhance our wardrobe,
highlight our best features, and make a fashion statement.
Ultimately, the choice has to be yours. Here are a few useful
pointers on choices for different complexions and face shapes.
lightweight metal frames with a hint of color such as amber or
rose. Tortoise shell frames can be extremely good on some fair
people as long as they are not too dark. You should avoid clear
they do not offer enough color for pale skin. Also, blue or green
tend to drain color from the cool cheeks.
olive, Mediterranean, golden, or Asian skin and rich black hair often
look fabulous in silver, gold, or clear frames. You may want to try burgandy reds
and brown tones. Also, avoid black since it can be too heavy.
An oval face has a
slightly wider forefead than jaw, well balanced and softly
rounded. Just about any frame will look great on this face , but try
angular or round glasses, but no too big.
People with short and fairly wide faces with full
cheeks and a round chin, should look for slimming styles. We recommend slightly
elongated shapes as long as they are not too shallow, while
square, or even up-swept styles can help to highlight the upper
face. You should avoid small and round or very large shapes that make the
face look even rounder.
have a small, neat chin and mouth, tapering up and out to a broader
forehead. We suggest delicate, rounded, or square
Strong and angular, or short and wide faces, should look for round or oval style frames that soften the jaw line.
People with high cheek bones, a deep forehead, and a strong or chiseled
jaw linewould look great in wider frames that counteract the face's
narrowness. You should select frames with a strong top line can work well and avoid small, square styles.
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